The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 70 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing NHS 16 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.23% 1.09% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.32% 3.20% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 0
Median daily rate £350 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.36 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
253 219 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.29% 34.11% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 148 73
Median daily rate £380 £365 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 £23.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% +67.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for NHS.

1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) CSS
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) Ruby
4 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
4 8 (27.59%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (17.24%) CSS3
5 5 (17.24%) REST
5 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.24%) HTML5
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) Scala
5 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
5 5 (17.24%) Play Framework
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (17.24%) .NET
5 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (17.24%) JSON
5 5 (17.24%) Django
6 4 (13.79%) Kanban
6 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (13.79%) MySQL
6 4 (13.79%) CISM
6 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
1 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
1 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
1 3 (10.34%) HP UFT
1 3 (10.34%) Sahi
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
1 3 (10.34%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Digital Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Technical Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Information Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Service Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
2 5 (17.24%) CSS3
2 5 (17.24%) Django
2 5 (17.24%) HTML5
2 5 (17.24%) JSON
2 5 (17.24%) Play Framework
2 5 (17.24%) REST
2 5 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) BDD
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security
5 4 (13.79%) Kanban
5 4 (13.79%) Open Source
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Ruby
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) Scala
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) CISM
3 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) ISEB
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.34%) QA